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February 2023 Events Calendar

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February Featured Events

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February 1-7, 2023

Friday, February 3rd, 2023
5:30-8pm

Ties & Tiaras Daddy/Daughter Dance
Two ticket options: $25/each or $50/each. Purchase tickets and learn more at ticketstripe.com. Radiant Church- 409 S. Washington Ave., Ludington.

Saturday, February 4th, 2023
1-2:30pm

Free Guided Snowshoe Walk
Some snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, February 4th, 2023
6-8pm

Lantern Lit Snowshoeing
Includes bonfires at both the Warming Shelter and the Amphitheater, along with free warm beverages at the Amphitheater. Snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Sunday, February 5th, 2023
5-8pm

Weekly United Youth Rally Featuring Sleigh Rides at Trinity Church
Youth groups in Mason County have partnered together to hold United Youth Rallies on the first Sunday evening of every month for students in 6th-12th grades. The rallies include free activities, great worship with a powerful message, and food. The location changes monthly depending on the church hosting. Trinity Church- 1212 Monona Dr., Ludington. For more information, visit unitedyouthrally.com.

February 8-14, 2023

Saturday, February 11th-Sunday, February 12th, 2023

Michigan’s Free Snowmobiling Weekend
Michigan offers the opportunity to snowmobilers to operate their machines without a snowmobile permit or trail pass. 

Saturday, February 11th, 2023
1-2:30pm

Free Guided Snowshoe Walk
Some snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

February 15-21, 2023

Saturday, February 18th-Sunday, February 19th; 2023

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend
All Michigan fishing licenses will be waived during this weekend, but fishing regulations still apply.

Saturday, February 18th, 2023
7am-6pm

Gettin’ Jiggy Ice Fishing Tournament
Sponsored by PM Expeditions. Entry fee is $10 and there is a 100% payout for the longest fish in each category: Bluegill, Crappie, and Perch. You must be in line for measuring by 6pm. Call (231) 845-7285 for more information.

Saturday, February 18th, 2023
1-2:30pm

Free Guided Snowshoe Walk
Some snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, February 18th, 2023
6-8pm

Lantern Lit Snowshoeing
Includes bonfires at both the Warming Shelter and the Amphitheater, along with free warm beverages at the Amphitheater. Snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, February 18th, 2023
6-8pm

Great Start Collaborative Winter Book Walk
Families are invited to walk, snowshoe, or ski the lantern lit path at the Ludington State Park. The first 100 families will receive a signed copy of the book “Touch the Brightest Star” by Christie Matheson. There will be a bonfire and free warm beverages at the amphitheater.

February 22-28, 2023

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2023
7pm

Friends of the Ludington State Park Free Zoom Educational Series
Topic: Aquatic Invasive, Sea Lamprey with DNR park interpreter Alan Wernette. Register at friendsofludingtonstatepark.com to receive Zoom code.

The following events are from 2022. Stay tuned for information on dates for these events in 2023!

 

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022
7-8pm

Online Presentation on Great Lakes: Past, Presence, & Future
Presented by the Friends of Ludington State Park. Free through Zoom. To receive the link to the one-hour programs, register online at friendsofludingtonstatepark.org/upcomingevents.

Saturday, February 19th, 2022
9am-2pm

Bottle & Can Drive to Benefit the Girls Ludington High School Softball Team
Cans and bottles can be dropped off at Peterson Auditorium or call (231) 794-9936 to schedule a pickup at a different time.

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022
7:30-8:30pm

Virtual Parent Cafe
Parents, grandparents, and caregivers from Mason, Lake, & Oceana Counties are invited to a Parent Cafe held virtually on Zoom and hosted by the Mason – Lake – Oceana Great Start Parent Coalition. This free event offers conversation and support from other caregivers of young children. To register, email parentcoalitionmlo@wsesd.org or visit forms.gle.

Current Events in Ludington

Pure Ludington Brrrewfest

The Pure Ludington Brrrewfest hosts breweries that offer patrons a taste of their beers, wines, ciders, and meads from all around Michigan.

Fishing Tournaments & Events

Ludington fishing tournaments give anglers a chance to add a little money to their pocket in addition to the fish in their bucket.